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shade

Variable fonts tagged with “shade”

8 results

Tatras Shaded

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
10 50

A narrow sans with highlight effects, inspired by eastern European socialist design from the middle of the 20th century. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, inline, inserat, multiplexed, ornamented, shade
Design:Sébastien Sanfilippo
Publisher:Love Letters
Characters:Latin
Released:2021-04-26
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Gimme Constructo Variable

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
400 700

A variable color font inspired by modular toy construction sets. (If the sample here is black and/or doesn’t change with the sliders, your browser doesn’t fully support variable color fonts yet.)

Tags: decorative/display, some serifs, cartoon, color, modular, monoline, ornamented, raw geometry, rectangular, shade, soft corners, straight-sided, unusual variation
Design:Arthur Reinders Folmer
Publisher:Typearture
Characters:Latin (limited)
Released:2020-04-06
Licensing:Paid/commercial

FS Kitty VF

  • FS Kitty VF
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 0123456789
  • FS Kitty Outline VF
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 0123456789
1 1000
1 1000

​A bubbly display face with separate fonts that can be layered for multi-color / outline effects.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, all caps, cartoon, chromatic, modular, multi-line, multiplexed, multiplexed weight, outline, ornamented, phototype, plump/convex, rounded, shade, unusual variation
Design:Phil Garnham, Jason Smith
Publisher:Fontsmith Ltd.
Characters:Latin (limited)
Released:2019-10-29
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

rotor

  • rotor
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • rotor overlay
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 180

A monospaced typeface with an unusual axis for rotating glyphs on the X axis, as if in three-dimensional space. The two fonts can be layered with different colors to simulate 3D forms.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, some serifs, animation, chromatic, monospaced, multiplexed, rotation, shade, unusual variation
Design:Jan Sindler
Publisher:Jan Sindler
Characters:Latin (limited)
Released:2019-04-02
Updated:2019-09-18
Licensing:Paid/commercial

WHOA

  • WHOA Spine
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 0123456789
  • WHOA Top
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 0123456789
-1000 1000
-1000 1000
-45 45
-1000 1000

The variation of this typeface expands the outlined forms “into a three dimensional hyperspace”. It also includes a filled top style for layering. Offered with discounted pricing while it’s still a work in progress. (Note: Some browsers may show strange artifacts due to rendering bugs.)

Tags: decorative/display, sans, all caps, animation, chromatic, multi-line, multiplexed, multiplexed posture, ornamented, position, psychedelic, rotation, shade, unusual variation
Design:Scribble Tone
Publisher:Scribble Tone
Characters:Latin (limited)
Released:2019-03-05
Updated:2019-04-10
Licensing:Paid/commercial

Rocher Color

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
0 100
0 100

​A variable color font version of the stony Rocher typeface. This version provides independently variable color effects in a single font file (see the article about making the font for details). The download options include a tool for generating versions with customized color palettes. (If the sample is black and/or doesn’t change with the sliders, your browser doesn’t fully support variable color fonts yet.)

Tags: decorative/display, slab serif, some serifs, cartoon, color, inscriptional, ornamented, plump/convex, shade, unusual variation
Design:Henrique Beier
Publisher:Harbor Type
Characters:Latin
Released:2018-09-13
Updated:2019-02-28
Licensing:Free for non-commercial use, Free for commercial use

Extraordinaire

  • Extraordinaire Variable
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
  • Extraordinaire Variable Shade
    ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
100 700
30 60

Multiple fonts intended to be layered for special shade effects.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, geometric, all caps, Art Deco, chromatic, monoline, rounded, shade, unusual variation
Design:David Jonathan Ross
Publisher:DJR, Font of the Month Club
Characters:Latin, Vietnamese
Released:2018-01-01
Licensing:Trial, Paid/commercial

Gnomon*

  • ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
    abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 0123456789
6 18
0 3

Gnomon* is designed to be layered with its variable shade effects, imitating shadows from the sun at different times of day. The underlying design is inspired by lettering on American WWII posters.

Tags: decorative/display, sans, grotesque, Johnstonian, position, shade, unusual variation
Design:Owen Earl
Publisher:indestructible type
Characters:Latin (limited)
Released:2017-10-23
Licensing:Open source